County Auction of Abandoned Vehicles 2017-11-06

Date: November 6, 2017
Time: 9:00 am 10:00 am

West Hawai‘i Civic Center, Building F
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway
Building F
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740



Pursuant to Hawai‘i Revised Statues, Chapter 290, the County of Hawai‘i (“County”) will conduct an auction of abandoned vehicles.  The vehicles offered for sale will be sold “AS IS” and “WHERE IS” to the highest bidder.  The County will issue NO WARRANTIES.  Sealed bids will be accepted in Kona by in-person delivery.  Bids will be opened on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the West Hawai‘i Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Building F, Kailua-Kona, Hawai‘i.  The winning bidders will be notified via telephone on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Sealed bids will be accepted by in-person delivery only on the following dates, at the following location:


  • Abandoned Vehicles Impound Lot
    Hale Māka‘i Place Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
  1. Friday, November 3, 2017               7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  2. Saturday, November 4, 2017           7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  3. Sunday, November 5, 2017             7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Bidders shall be solely responsible for the timely submission of their bid.  No exceptions.

Bidders must include with their sealed bid, a deposit of twenty five percent (25%) of the bid price in cash or draft drawn on a financial institution (cashier’s check, traveler’s check, money order) made payable to the Director of Finance, County of Hawai‘i.  No personal checks or debit/credit cards will be accepted as payment.  Bids must be at or above the upset price and will be accepted in whole dollar amounts only.  Only signed bids will be accepted.

Please note that all vehicles being offered for sale may be reclaimed by the legal/registered owner(s) upon payment of all expenses incurred on or before 12:00 NOON of Friday, November 3, 2017.

All vehicles may be viewed at the County of Hawai‘i, Abandoned Vehicles Impound Lot located at 74-598 Hale Māka‘i Place, Kailua-Kona, Hawai‘i on the following dates and times:

  • Friday, November 3, 2017               7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 4, 2017          7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 5, 2017            7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Winning bidders must remove the vehicles at their own expense by the following dates and times:

  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017            immediately following award until 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017      7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 9, 2017          8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 10, 2017             8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 11, 2017         8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Failure to remove the vehicle(s) may result in forfeiture of the deposit and any other payments made.

For terms and conditions of sale and bid forms, please contact the County, Department of Environmental Management, Abandoned Vehicle Section at (808) 961-8552.

Abandoned Vehicle Auction Publication Notice and Vehicle List 2017-11-06
Abandoned Vehicle Auction Terms and Conditions 2017-11-06
Abandoned Vehicle Auction Bid Form 2017-11-06